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Blumberg, Rhoda
York's adventures with Lewis and Clark : an African-American's part in the great expedition / by Rhoda Blumberg
1st ed
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2004
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jEH3.Blum2Y6 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject York, ca. 1775-ca. 1815 -- Juvenile literature
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Slaves -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subject West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 88 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Summary Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 86) and index
Contents The early years -- Moving west -- One Black man -- Heading West -- Whippings and powwows -- The first winter -- Waiting -- Into the unknown -- The Great Falls -- Finding the Shoshonis -- An important meeting -- Onward! -- Shooting rapids -- Dampened spirits -- Homeward bound -- York's mission -- Return to St. Louis -- Forgotten man
Reading Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 7.9 3
Awards Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005

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